Tra Vinh asks for moon worshipping festival recognition

The southern province of Tra Vinh has submitted a document to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism asking for it to recognise the Ok Om Bok Festival, a moon worshipping ritual ... Continue Reading →

UNESCO chief honoured for contributions to Viet Nam

The Chief Representative of the UNESCO Office in Viet Nam, Katherine Muller Marin, has been awarded an insignia for peace and friendship in recognition of her active contributions to ... Continue Reading →

Ca Na beach- the harmony of nature

In front of the vast sea and behind the primitive forest is Ca Na beach which look likes a glamorous girl on the North – South way of Vietnam. It takes about 30 minutes for tourists ... Continue Reading →

Banh Khot Goc Vu Sua: top option for tourists

Banh Khot is a cake made from rice flour. There are fried shrimps insde and always served with raw vegetables, fresh chilli, special shrimp paste sauce. Tucked away down a bustling ... Continue Reading →

Ba Be proposed as top eco-tourism site in Vietnam

The People’s Committee of the northern mountainous province of Bac Kan and the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MoCST) held a conference on June 17, on the investment and ... Continue Reading →

Big tourism promotion campaign in the pipeline

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism will launch a tourism campaign touting Viet Nam as an astonishingly safe, hospitable and fascinating international travel destination. The ... Continue Reading →

Da Nang announces int’l fireworks contest 2015

Da Nang will host the International Fireworks Competition 2015 from April 29 to May 3. Director of VietArt Media Company Le Nguyen Phuong Thao said that the contest will last for five ... Continue Reading →

Vietnam Culture Days in Russia 2014 – Opportunity to promote culture

Vietnam Culture Days in Russia 2014 will be held in late June. Here is an opportunity for Viet Nam to promote and introduce traditional culture to Russian friends. The cultural relation ... Continue Reading →

Famous US chef explores Vietnamese cuisine, culture

Well-known American chef Robert Danhi will replace Martin Yan as the new host for the second season of a TV show “Kham Pha Viet Nam” (Taste of Viet Nam). The information was released ... Continue Reading →

Hoi An to issue tourist cards

Hoi An and the UNESCO office in Hanoi plan to develop a tourist card to replace entrance-tickets used to enter the old section of the ancient city. Pham Thi Thanh Huong, a UNESCO oficial, ... Continue Reading →